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  1. e-pal: United States

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I'm proud to say that I'm one of the top 20 hurdlers in the state. During my free time, I work at the local Six Flags amusement park selling merchandise. I also referee a lot of youth soccer games. I also love dancing. I've done jazz, lyrical and tap dancing since I was three. What I love about the US is the political atmosphere. I find the ongoing debate between ...

  2. Clooney's ugly face of politics

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau Has anyone ever warned you not to go into politics as it is a dirty business? Well, the warnings were right- at least according to George Clooney's latest movie, The Ides of March. The film is set in the American state of Ohio, where junior campaign manager Stephen Meyers (Ryan Gosling) is pitching for Mike Morris (George Clooney), a democratic presidential ...

  3. The Adjustment Bureau

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, Terence Stamp Director: George Nolfi Category: IIA For political junkies, The Adjustment Bureau's opening sequence ... over the debris of his defeat on television. But George Nolfi's film is not a fully fledged political thriller. The Adjustment Bureau only employs politics to dress up what essentially ...

  4. Politics takes front seat as directors break down barriers in Berlin

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... be applied to film festivals these days. Some movies are unabashed frivolous enter-tainment, while others purport to tell audiences something serious about the state of the world. The latter is in vogue. The idea has gained credence that films can be used to inform viewers about the state of the world and act as a supplement to the information they receive from TV news. If US television ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hostage to Hollywood

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... "proved too politically difficult" to shoot there), Affleck claims he doesn't want Argo to be seen as a polemical piece. "It's not a political film," he says, before ... Affleck has changed, you only have to look at his post- Gigli roles- from playing real-life embittered TV star George Reeves in Hollywoodland to his compromised congressman in State of Play. ...

  6. Armed Madhouse

    Posted Jun 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Armed Madhouse by Greg Palast Plume, HK$120 George W. Bush didn't win the 2000 US presidential election. He didn't win again in 2004. Investigative reporter Greg Palast has the proof, but, far from being killed in an 'accident ...

  7. Through a lens, darkly

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be giving much away to state that, when push comes to shove, ethics don't get much of a look in. American politics, which is colourful and dramatic by nature, has had its fair share of crooks. ... popular of America's political films. It features James Stewart as an honest man who's chosen to run for the Senate because the state's governor thinks he will be easy ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - FILM (1980)

    Lucky for some- the start of a blockbuster slasher franchise

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEMMA

    ... of polite surroundings. That was what made it something special, something that hadn't been seen before." With this statement, British film critic Mark Kermode perfectly summarised ...

  9. State they're in

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Israeli cinema is invariably steeped in the country's tumultuous politics, and Eran Kolirin's comedic offerings are no exception, writes Clarence Tsui For the past few minutes, ... Kolirin's The Band's Visit. Speaking through an interpreter (she elects to converse in French, a language she says she is more comfortable with), she politely acknowledges the reporter's ...

  10. e-pal: united states

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Jaclyn Siu Connecting with teens around the world Name Kyle Kankonde Age 18 City Washington DC Star sign Aquarius Americans are very patriotic, and on Independence Day, everyone gets together to watch fireworks over the National Mall. We tend ...




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